Philippe Demartin is the son of first-generation immigrants and a citizen of the United States, Canada, and Italy. He has always participated in activities that allowed him to express his creativity, the majority namely being drawing, Lego construction, and origami. All of these helped cultivate the imaginative person that Philippe is today. In high school, he competed in several different racing sports — cross country, track, swimming, rowing, and triathlons. Philippe chose to study architecture after finding success in a three-dimensional sculpture class. Now in a major that truly interests him, Philippe is especially motivated to do well and show what he is capable of. He takes his academics very seriously and is in the top 7.5% of the Junior class at JMU.  Along with his classwork, Philippe is very passionate about his job at the universal recreation center. He works as a trip leader and takes other students on mountain biking, white water kayaking, and other exciting adventures. In summary, Philippe Demartin is ready to take on any challenge that confronts him.



  • Advanced High School Diploma | June. 2017  | Woodbridge Senior High School | Woodbridge, VA
  • Associate Degree | Sept. 2018 | Northern Virginia Community College | Woodbridge, VA
  • Bachelor of  Fine Arts |  Architecture Design | May. 2022 |  James Madison University | Harrisonburg, VA


  • Adventure Specialist – Trip Leader
    • Aug 2019 – Aug 2021 | Present James Madison University UREC, Harrisonburg, Va
    • Lead students in multiple outdoor activities such as biking, white water kayaking, and trail running
    • Manage and respond to non-critical emergencies with Wilderness First Aid
  • Calculus Tutor / Teacher Assistant
    • Aug 2017 – May 2018 | Northern Virginia Community College, Woodbridge, VA
    • Helped students understand chemistry concepts and support them in their assignments/prepare for exams
    • Aided students with their understanding of calculus
    • Taught developmental math from fractions to quadratic formulas
  • Ellis & Associates Lifeguard
    • April 2016 – August 2016 | CHINN Aquatics and Fitness Center, Woodbridge, VA
    • Maintained constant surveillance of guests/prevented any guests from drowning
    • Kept deck and pool clean
    • CPR Certification


  • Autodesk Revit, Autodesk Inventor, AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, SketchUp, Microsoft Office 2010, WordPress


  • American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS)
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society – Invitation only for the top 7.5% of students
  • Kappa Pi International Art Honor Society – Pi Kappa Phi Chapter – Beta Delta Class